Takes us on a journey through five themes - measurement, nature, the city, dreams, and the body. Here, each is illustrated with a diverse range of images, from the old masters - Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Durer - through great Modernist pieces by Rodin, Picasso, Matisse, and on to the contemporary artists.
Have you ever thought about how much rubbish you throw away? How every vegetable you buy at the supermarket seems to be wrapped in twice its weight in packaging? Asking such questions, this book provides a basic introduction to the hows, whats, whens, and wheres of recycling. It also includes colourful and distinctive images.
A review of contemporary tapestry design, discussing the progression from early designs to tapestry production today. The book looks in detail at the current tapestry scene, in which weavers and artists across the globe have begun appropriating the medium to present their work and ideas in a previously unexplored fashion.